Rebecca Pauline was born and raised outside Los Angeles, California. In her teens, she moved to upstate New York. She worked as a retail store manager for a couple of years while and began modeling at the same time.
Eventually she decided to open her own store and also branched out into running her own adult production company. In 1999 she opened her own site (rebeccapauline.com) but it was shut down in 2006 when she retired from modeling. She was living in Palm Beach, California at the time of her retirement.